“Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus”
Praying together the letter to the Philippians
For this Lectio Divina retreat, we will take the letter to the Philippians as our main text. In the letter, we see Paul, now an old man, still full of apostolic vigour and even joy. Philippians is a real letter, reflecting “the joys and hopes, the grief and anguish,” which marked the lives of both the recipients and the writer. Their experience, faith and resilience can help us on our own journey two thousand years later.
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‘Living The Future We Long For In The Now’
These strange, hard times through which we are living present us with many challenges – and choices. Based on Scripture, Ruth will reflect with us on living the present moment with hope, faith – and love.
Rev. Dr. Ruth Patterson is a Presbyterian minister who for almost 30 years has been Director of Restoration Ministries, a non denominational, Christian organisation committed to peace and reconciliation. In 1976 she was the first woman to be ordained in Ireland and in 2003 was awarded an OBE for her efforts in reconciliation. She has written four … Read More >
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son”
Sometimes we forget that we are loved by God. During this retreat we will try to grasp the implications of God giving his one and only Son for the life of the world, our world.
Fr. Gerard McCarthy is a member of the Divine Word Missionaries. Since his return from Africa he has been actively involved in the Biblical Apostolate, giving retreats and parish biblical courses.
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